A Discussion With Governor Fidel Herrera Beltrán

October 19, 2009 // 9:45am11:00am
Fidel Herrera Beltrán, Governor of Veracruz, Mexico

Book Launch: Participatory Innovation and Representative Democracy in Latin America

October 09, 2009 // 9:00am10:30am
Enrique Peruzzotti, Di Tella University, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Andrew Selee, Director, Mexico Institute

The Legacy of the Bracero Program

September 30, 2009 // 6:00pm8:00pm
Rep. Raúl Grijalva, D-AZ;Jorge Castañeda, former Foreign Minister of Mexico and Professor, New York University; Matthew Garcia, Outreach Director for the Bracero Archive and Associate Professor, Brown University

Border Transportation and Infrastructure Coordination

September 24, 2009 // 1:30pm3:30pm
Cosponsored with the Border Legislative Conference and Council of State Governments-West. Jill Hochman, Director, Interstate and Border Planning, Department of Transportation; Ralph Scalise, Acting Director, Land Ports of Entry Division, General Services Administration; David Pagan, Advisor to the Commissioner, Customs and Border Protection; Enrique Escorza, Minister, Political Affairs Section, Embassy of Mexico; David Olsen, International Trade Specialist, Department of Commerce; Rachel Poynter, Foreign Affairs Officer, Office of Mexican Affairs, Department of State; Eliot Shapleigh, State Senator, State of Texas

Police Reform in Mexico

September 17, 2009 // 9:30am11:00am
Edgar Mohar, former Secretary of Citizen Security, Querétaro State Government, Mexico; Juan Salgado, Associate Professor, Center for Economic Research and Education (CIDE), Mexico City; Daniel Sabet, Visiting Professor, Georgetown University; Maureen Meyer, Associate for Mexico and Central America, WOLA

National Security and Transparency in Mexico

August 07, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Sigrid Arzt, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and Former National Security Adviser to President Felipe Calderón; María Marván Laborde, Commissioner and Former President, Federal Institute of Access to Public Information (IFAI); Andrew Selee, Director, Mexico Institute

Mexico's Midterm Elections and the Future of Democracy

July 10, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
José Antonio Crespo, Professor and Researcher, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económica (CIDE), Mexico City; Jeffrey Weldon, Professor, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Mexico City

Energy and Oil Reform in the Americas

July 07, 2009 // 2:00pm5:00pm
The story of the oil industry in Latin America in recent years has been one of both highs and lows. A panel of four experts was convened to evaluate the current climate for significant reform in the region.

Latino Immigrant Civic Engagement Trends

June 26, 2009 // 8:30am4:30pm
Xóchitl Bada, Assistant Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies Program, University of Illinois, Chicago; Jonathan Fox, Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies Department, University of California, Santa Cruz; Óscar Chacón, Executive Director, National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities; Marcelo Gaete, Vice-President of Public and Governmental Affairs, Entravision; Former Senior Director of Programs, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials' Educational Fund; Esther Olavarría, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Department of Homeland Security; Marc R. Rosenblum, Senior Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute; Claudio Sánchez, Correspondent, National Public Radio; Alice Bennett, Associate Organizer, Helping Empower Local People (CHARLOTTE);Teresa Castellanos, Interim Director, Office of Human Relations, County of Santa Clara (California) (SAN JOSE); Ricardo Gambetta, Manager of Inclusive Communities Program, National League of Cities; Former Executive Director, Mayor's Commission on Latino Affairs, City of Indianapolis; Luvia Quiñones, Associate Director, New Americans Initiative, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) (CHICAGO); Michael Klein, MEChA student representative, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (LAS VEGAS); Myrna Martínez, Director, Pan Valley Institute, American Friends Service Committee (FRESNO); Gaspar Rivera-Salgado, Project Director, Center for Labor Research and Education, University of California, Los Angeles (LOS ANGELES); Florencio I. Zaragoza, President, Fundación México (TUCSON); Lourdes Gouveia, Director, Office of Latino/Latin American Studies, University of Nebraska-Omaha (OMAHA); David Ayón, Senior Research Associate, Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University; Israel Fuentes, President, El Comité de Unidad Guatemalteco/Guatemalan Unity Committee (LAS VEGAS); Juan José González, New Americans Democracy Project, ICIRR (CHICAGO); Angelica Salas, Executive Director, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (LOS ANGELES); Robert Donnelly, Program Associate, Mexico Institute

Renewing the Partnership between the United States and Mexico: Shared Responsibility and Shared Strategies

June 08, 2009 // 3:00pm6:00pm
Arturo Sarukhan, Ambassador of Mexico; José Antonio Fernández, Chair and CEO, FEMSA; Roger Wallace, Vice President, Pioneer Natural Resources; Maria Echaveste, President, Nueva Vista and former Deputy Chief of Staff to President Clinton; Carlos Heredia, Researcher, CIDE and former Congressman; Jim Kolbe, Senior Advisor, McLarty Associates and former Congressman; Jim Jones, President, Manatt Jones and former Ambassador to Mexico; Andrés Rozental, President, Rozental y Asociados & former Deputy Foreign Minister; Javier Treviño, Vice President, Cemex and former Deputy Secretary of the Treasury; Philip Bennett, Senior Advisor, Washington Post Group and former Managing Editor, Washington Post; Roderic Ai Camp, McKenna Professor of the Pacific Rim, Claremont McKenna College; Luís de la Calle, Founding Partner of De la Calle, Madrazo, Mancera, S.C. (CMM); Rossana Fuentes-Berain, Vice President, Grupo Editorial Expansión; Susan Kaufman Purcell, Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami; Diana Negroponte, Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Peter Smith, Simon Bolívar Professor of Latin American Studies, UCSD; Raúl Rodríguez Barocio, Chair, North American Center for Transborder Studies, Arizona State University and former Director, NADBank


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